I don't know if there is any connection but I have a Harry Huska (also appears on documents as Hyszka, Hyshka, Huuska, Huska, Heska, Hrynko.Harry H was born 1862 d. Oct. 10, 1924 m 1890 to Maria (Mary choma b 1873 d June 17, 1936Immigrated on SS Arcadia, landed in quebec City May 1897.Possibly came over to Canada with cousin Elias, 11 years senior.Three children listed as accompanying parents at time of immigration.I don't know when they immigrated to ManitobaThis was obtained from a relatiwe.
In Dauphin biography's the following information.
No. 160. Dauphin Manitoba 1897: Valley
River Man. 1900; Halicz, Man. P.O. 1923.
Huska (Hyska, Heska) Peter, Huska Petro, Houska Petro born 1862 in Babynci, district, Borshchiv, Galicia, Ausria (Western Ukraine, Wife Maria born 1872 in Babynci. Children on landing: Ivan 6, Nastia, 2.Arrived in Canada on S>S> Lake Superior, landing at halifax Dec. 12, 1896HGR Vol. 15. 1896-1898. No. 69356. Date of application Nov. 16, 1897.Name Petro Huska. Homestead: SW-36-26-21-W.I.M. Applic. No. 2375, District 52. List. No. 89. Pateent granted. Naturalization granted May 1900. Jud. District E. Man. Winnipeg. Name: Petro Houska Residence Valley River, Manitoba. Occupation: Farmer.Former address:(distr) Borschow, Galicia. Not listed on same quarter section in 1923. (P.O. Halicz, Man. CRDM Man. No. 85. 1923. In 1923 on NE 34-26-21 W.I.M. ia listed P. Hyzko.
No 161. Dauphin, Man. 1897: halicz, Man. P.O. 1923
Hyska Harry, Hyszka Hrynko, Hryska, Hrynko, born 1864 in Babynci, district Borshchiv, Galicia, austria (Western Ukraine), son of Petro Hyska of Babynci, died October 1924 in Halicz.Wife Maria born 1873 in Babynci, daughter of Ivan and Maria Choma of Babynci, d. June 17, 1936 in Dauphin: Michael 2, Ivan 3 months, Wasylyna 4 1/2 yrs. Arrived in Canada on S.S. Arcadia, landed at Quebec May 2, 1897. HGR Vol. 15, 1896-1898. No. 67795. Date of Application: May 11, 1897. Name Hrynko, Hyska, Homestead: NW-34-26-21 W.I.M.. Aapplication No. 2005, District No. 52, List No. 64.Homestead cancelled. Cancel, Reg. No. 16903.Naturalization granted March 19, 1904, King's Bench Crt. Portage la Prairie.Name Hrynko, Hryska.Residence Vennlaw, Manitoba on Sec. 24-27-23 W.I.M.Occupation: farmer. Former residence; Galicia.In 1923 on same quarter section is listed P. Hyzko P.O. Halicz, Man; on the adjoining NE-27 is listed H. Hyzka (CRDM Man. No. 85 1923)
NO. 162. Dauphin Man. 1897; (Halicz, Man. P.O. 1923)
Hyska Elias, Hyszka Eli, born 1853 in Babynci, district Borchchiv, Galicia, Austria (Western Ukraine) son of Jacob Hyska and Anna Stuky, D. May 10, 1923 residing on NE-34-26-21 W.I.M. in Gilbert Plains, Manitoba. Wwife Nastasia born in 1859 in Babynci. daughter of Math. Bloshowsky and Mary Maksymyshyn, d. June 7, 11942 residing on NE-34-26-21-W.I.M.. Children on landing: Hnat 10, Wasyl 9.Arrived in Canada on S.S. Arcadia, landing at Quebec May 2, 1897. HGR Vol. 15 1896-1898, No. 67796.Application Date May 11, 1897. Name: Eli Hyszka.Homestead: NE-34-26-21-W.I.M. Application No. 2006, District No. 52. List No. 64. Date of first Occupancy: May 11, 1897. Date on grant. Sept. 30, 1901. Fiat No. 80700. Patent Record: Folio 100, Liber. 156.Naturalization record not available.Not listed on same quarter section in 11923 (P.O. Halicz, Man. CRDM Man. No 85. 1923) The occupant of NE-34 in 1923 is P. Hyska (Peter Hyska, son of Elias, born in Canada).
I am researching this family for my granddaughter whose grandmother's maiden name wasOlga Hyshka.She married Alex Scraba who was Wasylyna (Lena) Hyshka and Wasyl (bill) Scraba's son.They could have been distantly related.If you can help me with this research I would appreciate it.
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